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  • Alyssa Milano hits back over alleged blackface photo

    Alyssa Milano is denying blackface accusations. What We Know: On Tuesday, Milano responded to an article alleging that she was “facing backlash” over a purported “blackface scandal”. The actress tweeted a photo of the headline from the conservative site LifeZette along with her response. “Hey, a**holes,” she tweeted. “The...
  • The Golden Girls

    Hulu pulls ‘The Golden Girls’ episode depicting blackface

    Hulu has decided to remove an episode of The Golden Girls that contains a scene where two of the characters are in blackface. What We Know: Disney-ABC Domestic Television requested Hulu to remove an offensive episode of The Golden Girls. The episode is called “Mixed Blessings” and it aired in 1988...
  • Jenna Marbles is leaving YouTube

    Jenna Marbles announced Thursday that she is leaving YouTube due to racist and misogynist videos. What We Know: Jenna Mourey, better known as Jenna Marbles, posted a video to YouTube announcing her departure from the platform. Mourey was an early star on YouTube, creating her channel back in 2010...
  • Hulu removes ‘Scrubs’ episodes portraying blackface

    On Wednesday, Hulu removed three episodes of the medical comedy Scrubs from its streaming library. The removed episodes portrayed non-black actors in blackface. What We Know: In a Twitter exchange on Tuesday, Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence said that the removal of offensive episodes was “in the works”. On Wednesday, Variety reported...
  • Jenny Slate steps away from ‘Big Mouth’

    Actress and comedian Jenny Slate announced she will know longer voice the character of Missy Foreman-Greenwald, a young mixed-race girl on Netflix’s Big Mouth. What We Know: Slate explained her resignation from the show through an Instagram post on Wednesday. “At the start of the show, I reasoned with myself...
  • Texas School Board Member Being Petitioned to Resign

    A Texas School board member is being asked to resign after pictures surface of her in black face for Halloween. What We Know: A Midlothian ISD school board member is being asked to resign after a photo of her wearing blackface at a 2010 Halloween party has surfaced. The...
  • Howard Stern Responds to Resurfaced Blackface Sketch

    The controversial radio host has come under fire as a video of him in blackface and using the N-word has resurfaced. What We Know: A 1993 sketch on the pay-per-view show New Year’s Rotten Eve Pageant featured Howard Stern parodying Ted Danson’s blackface performance he did alongside Whoopi Goldberg...
  • Rape Victim Made to Wear Blackface and Afro Wig to Protect Identity in Interview

    A French TV show, Sept a Huit (Seven to Eight) has been called out for racism after dressing up an intended rape victim in blackface to “protect her identity,” What We Know: A teen girl, who identified as “Nina”, appeared in the show to discuss her experiences and to...
  • Barnes & Noble ‘Blackface’ Black History Month Slammed

    Major bookseller Barnes & Noble canceled a Black History Month initiative at its flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City after public backlash. What We Know: On Wednesday, the store planned to host an event to launch its new Diverse Editions project which would showcase classic books like,...